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A man barricaded himself in a Van Nuys apartment after avoiding a DUI checkpoint. (Credit: KTLA)

A man barricaded himself in a Van Nuys apartment after avoiding a DUI checkpoint. (Credit: KTLA)

A man was arrested after avoiding a DUI checkpoint and barricading himself in a Van Nuys apartment Tuesday morning.

Two men and a female in a dark colored pickup truck fled the Los Angeles Police Department checkpoint around 2 a.m., police at the scene said.

During a short pursuit that ended when the truck was left in a Coin Laundry parking lot about half a mile away, an LAPD vehicle crashed into a median in the street.

The male and female passengers were apprehended, but the driver barricaded himself in an apartment.

Police K-9 units and tactical teams worked to extricate the man.

He was arrested on suspicion of DUI and felony evading by 8:30 a.m.

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